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Humane Rescue Alliance Releases "Dogs, Cats, Sports" Featuring DC Area Sports Personalities and Their Pets

Max Scherzer, John Wall, Bradley Beal, Ryan Kerrigan, John Carlson, Natasha Cloud, AND Ben Olsen aMong stars participating.  The Humane Rescue Alliance today released Dogs Cats Sports featuring photographs of Washington, DC-area sports personalities with their pets, and adoptable animals from HRA. Photographs from the book were compiled over several months and include athletes from local professional sports teams, area colleges and universities, sports media... Read More
at Monday, September 24, 2018

HRA’s Transport Program Says Yes to Animals in Need 

Extreme weather and a surge of animals has recently left countless animals in need across the country. Last week, HRA took in 26 animals ahead of Hurricane Florence, and today 22 more dogs arrived from the Louisiana SPCA.  The dogs traveled 1,000 miles as part of HRA's Shelter Animal Relief Effort (ShARE). ShARE brings together animal welfare organizations to give every adoptable animal the opportunity to be placed in a loving, permanent home. HRA is stretching our resources... Read More
Posted by Dani Rizzo at Thursday, September 20, 2018

HRA Accepts Award for Animal Advocacy at the Celebrate Petworth Festival

The Humane Rescue Alliance is proud to have been recognized at the Celebrate Petworth Festival for our part in the passage of the Standard of Care for Animals Amendment Act of 2017. This comprehensive animal welfare legislation creates and defines a standard of care for animals and provides HRA officers with the resources needed to uphold those standards. The passage came after months of deliberation by city officials and Humane Rescue Alliance representatives. It was... Read More
at Tuesday, September 11, 2018

How to Prepare Your Pet for Emergencies

Chris Schindler, HRA's VP of Field Services, talks about what you can do to make sure your pet is ready in case of an emergency.  How to Prepare Your Pet for Emergencies Make a Plan Remember, during a disaster what’s good for you is good for your pet, so get them ready today. If you leave your pets behind, they may be lost, injured – or worse. Never leave a pet chained outdoors. Plan options include: Create a buddy system in case you’re not home.... Read More
at Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Dottie Fitzgerald: Creating Change for Animals with Creativity and Dedication

Dottie Fitzgerald has long been passionate about creating change in her community. From her position as Vice President of Fitzgerald Auto Mall, which represents twelve dealerships across three states, Dottie is a dedicated advocate for many causes, including animal welfare. Since 2013, Fitzgerald has partnered with the Humane Rescue Alliance (HRA) to promote adoptions, participate in events, and raise money to support our programs. "I so admire the heroes of rescue -- they are angels on... Read More
at Monday, September 10, 2018

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